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Monday, September 3, 2012



Basmati rice OR Sona masoori - 1 cup
Grated raw mango - 2 cups
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp.
Split urad dhal – 1 tsp.
Chenna dal – 1 tsp.
Roasted peanuts – 2 tsp.
Cashewnut - 6
Dry red chilly– 2
Green chilly - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp.
Hing – a pinch
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Salt - as per taste
Oil - 2 tablespoon
Ghee - 1 tsp.


Peel and grate the mangoes.

Pressure cook rice and transfer to a plate. Spread the grains without breaking.

In a kadai, heat oil, add mustard seeds. When they splutter add urad dal, chenna dal, dry chillies, chopped green chillies,
 curry leaves, turmeric powder, hing, roasted peanuts, cashews and finally cumin seeds. When golden brown, add the grated raw mango, salt and saute for a minute. The mangoes should be cooked and crunchy as well. Add this to the cooked rice and gently fluff and mix well without breaking the rice grains. Serve hot. Ideal for lunch box.

NOTE: The mango should not be overcooked. It should be crunchy.


  1. I wish I get mangoes as sour as we do in India. this is one of my favourite recipe with manga, udhir, udhira enna arumaiyaa irukku!

  2. i can have this rice anytime...any plce..tooooooo yummy

  3. How are you shanthi? Its been a long time. Loved the mango rice, will surely give a try for my brother-in-law..!

  4. Dear Shantiji
    I feel good reading your comment at my blog. I am just out of blog for almost one year and will continue like this for some time.
    This is an wonderful recipe. Hope to make it some day. Also I am delighted to see that I can access Iyengar cuisines , many dishes to learn from there :-)
    Have a nice week

  5. oh lovely mange rice... would love some...

  6. Love this,tangy and delicious rice.

  7. delicious and lovely manga sadam and I too love it and make the same way.

  8. I followed your comment on my blog, thanks for stopping by.

    Love the mango rice, one of my favorite rice varieties.

  9. Lovely and flavorful rice. U made it perfect

  10. wow, my fav.. my mom makes the same way :)

  11. wow delicious rice,have to try this...


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